Northwell Health has adopted a strategic plan for quality that is directly aligned with the national healthcare agenda. Our goal is to deliver exceptional quality service to every patient, in every care setting during each healthcare encounter. Our capacity to measure and report healthcare outcomes, realize cost efficiencies, and ensure patient safety through adherence to best practices are instrumental to providing high quality medical care to the communities we serve.

Message from the CEO

Northwell Health strives to be the best in all that we do. Through our quality initiatives, we have made a commitment to innovation, clinical excellence and transparency. This web section is an open report of our performance in a number of important areas of healthcare and will hopefully help you to make informed decisions about your care. It is our pleasure to share the results of our performance improvement efforts and the plans we have for a healthier future.

Foundations of Healthcare

Quality is the principal focus of our organization.


Yosef Dlugacz, PhD

  • Senior Vice President Chief of Clinical Quality, Education, and Research,
    Krasnoff Quality Management Institute
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Mark Jarrett, MD

  • Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer,
    Northwell Health
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer,
    Northwell Health
  • Professor, Medicine,
    Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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Honors and awards

Krasnoff Quality Management Institute

KQMI educates, improves, and transforms health care organizations.

Quality report

The 2017 Clinical Excellence and Quality report outlines how Northwell Health delivers on its quality health care for all. Click to view the 2017 quality report.

To view a previous year's report, click any of the links below.